Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF EMEA SALES AND CLIENTS

Jim Leggate is Head of EMEA Sales and Clients for Russell Investments. Based in London, Jim oversees all business development and relationship management activities in the EMEA region. He is also a member of the Global Management Committee and EMEA Executive Committee. Jim, who joined Russell Investments in 2011, was instrumental in driving business growth in the Middle East and opening the firm's office in Dubai. With more than 25 years of experience in financial markets, Jim has served a range of institutions including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and private banks. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was Head of EMEA Asset Owners and Investment Consultants at Morgan Stanley Capital International. Prior to that, Jim worked at Bloomberg Tradebook in sales and trading. He started his career as an analyst at WI Carr.

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Zach Buchwald, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Zach Buchwald*

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Kate El-Hillow, Global Chief Investment Officer

Kate El-Hillow*

PRESIDENT & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback*

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad*

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor*

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer*

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff*

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

Al Caesar

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Adam Goff, CFA

Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF APAC

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA, ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SOLUTIONS;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF EMEA SALES AND CLIENTS

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

Peter Mortensen

Peter Mortensen

CHIEF RISK OFFICER

Ron Pierce

Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

*Denotes members of the Executive Committee